Definition of transship in English:

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Pronunciation: /tran(t)(s)ˈSHip/
(also tranship)

verb (transships, transshipping, transshipped)

[with object]
Transfer (cargo) from one ship or other form of transport to another.
Example sentences
  • This time, the concept was to co-opt the Mozambique railways and pipeline company - in return for financial compensation, they would agree not to tranship oil to Rhodesia.
  • While there had always been freight delivered by ship, it had to be transhipped, largely by hand.
  • That person would not arrange for it to be trans-shipped out; it would be left on the ship.



Pronunciation: /tran(t)(s)ˈSHipmənt/
Example sentences
  • Many administration officials saw him as little more than a leftist leader of a country whose principal exports were refugees in rickety boats and transshipments of Colombian cocaine.
  • Otherwise, you need about 1,000 custom agents to stop these transshipments of unregulated products coming into the country.
  • Beyond a sound Laotian economy promoting stability in the region, Laos' government has stepped up efforts to combat cultivation, production and transshipment of opium, heroin and marijuana.

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Syllabification: trans·ship

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